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Ruslan Malinovskyi (Ukrainian: Руслан Володимирович Маліновський, born 4 May 1993) is a Ukrainian football midfielder who plays for Genk in the Belgian Pro League.

Ruslan Malinovskyi
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Personal information
Full name Ruslan Volodymyrovych Malinovskyi
Date of birth (1993-05-04) 4 May 1993 (age 26)
Place of birth Zhytomyr, Zhytomyr Oblast, Ukraine
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Genk
Number 18
Youth career
2000–2005 Polissya Zhytomyr
2006–2010 Shakhtar Donetsk
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2017 Shakhtar Donetsk 0 (0)
2011–2012Shakhtar-3 Donetsk 39 (10)
2012–2013Sevastopol (loan) 16 (1)
2013Sevastopol-2 (loan) 2 (1)
2014–2015Zorya Luhansk (loan) 44 (7)
2015–2017Genk (loan) 33 (5)
2017– Genk 74 (18)
National team
2011–2012 Ukraine-19 6 (1)
2013–2014 Ukraine-21 19 (2)
2015– Ukraine 20 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 May 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 24 May 2019

Contents

Club CareerEdit

Early careerEdit

Malinovskyi is a product of the FC Polissya Zhytomyr youth sportive school system. His first trainer was Serhiy Zavalko.[2]

Malinovskyi was a member of Ukrainian national under-19 football team. From 1 September 2012 he is playing on loan for FC Sevastopol. On loan contract was signed for 1–5 years.[3]

Shakhtar DonetskEdit

Since 2011, Ruslan was a player of the Donetsk club. But has not played any game. Shakhtar tested him in loans to different teams. So young Ruslan began to play for Shakhtar-3. He played for it during 2010-2012. In conclusion, he played 39 matches and scored 10 goals.

Loan to FC SevastopolEdit

Played for FC "Sevastopol" in 2012-2013. He played 16 matches and scored one goal. Also, in 2013 he played for the farm-club of the team FC Sevastopol 2. There he scored 1 goal in 4 matches. In 2014, due to the Russian occupation of the Crimean peninsula, FC Sevastopol was disbanded, and a new club was created on its base.

Loan to FC Zorya LuhanskEdit

In 2014, Malinovsky went on loan to FC Zorya Luhansk. In the club he successfully "fit" into the team. There he was a main player in the team. He was recognized as the best young player in Ukraine. He scored goals not only in the Ukrainian Premier League, but also in "Europa League" double in the gate of the Belgian club R. Charleroi S.C.

Loan to K.R.C. GenkEdit

On January 1, 2016, was officially announced that Ruslan would be loaned to the end of the season as part of the Belgian K.R.C Genk. Malinovskiy debuted for the club in the Belgian Cup cup semi-final against Standard and spent 72 minutes on the field. Altogether, during a lease in a Belgian club, Ruslan spent 41 games in all tournaments, in which he scored 13 goals and 8 outright releases.

GenkEdit

On May 29, 2017, it was announced that Genk had redeemed Malinovsky's contract from Shakhtar. The Belgian club and the player signed the contract for four years.

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of 24 May 2019
Club Season League Cup Champions
League
Europa
League
Super Cup Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Shakhtar-3 Donetsk 2010–11 Ukrainian Second League 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 1
2011–12 25 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 4
2012–13 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 5
Total 39 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 39 10
Sevastopol-2 2012–13 Ukrainian Second League 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
Total 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
Sevastopol 2012–13 Ukrainian First League 16 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 1
2013–14 Ukrainian Premier League 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Total 16 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 1
Zorya Luhansk 2013–14 Ukrainian Premier League 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 3
2014–15 23 1 5 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 32 3
2015–16 13 3 3 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 20 7
Total 44 7 8 0 0 0 8 6 0 0 60 13
Genk 2015–16 Belgian First Division A 13 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0
2016–17 20 5 2 1 0 0 5 1 0 0 27 7
2017–18 37 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 42 7
2018–19 37 13 1 0 0 0 13 3 0 0 51 16
Total 107 23 10 3 0 0 18 4 0 0 135 30
Career total 208 42 21 3 0 0 26 10 0 0 255 55

InternationalEdit

As of 24 May 2019
Ukraine national team
Year Apps Goals
2015 3 0
2016 0 0
2017 5 0
2018 10 2
2019 2 0
Total 20 2

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list Ukraine's goal tally first.[4]
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 10 October 2018 Stadio Luigi Ferraris, Genoa, Italy   Italy 1–1 1–1 Friendly
2. 16 October 2018 Metalist Stadium, Kharkiv, Ukraine   Czech Republic 1–0 1–0 2018–19 UEFA Nations League B

HonorsEdit

Sevastopol
Winners (1): 2012–13
Genk
Winners (1): 2018–19

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Анкета игрока: zarya-lugansk.com
  2. ^ Перший тренер Маліновського: "Після першого тренування попросив у Руслана свідоцтво про народження" (in Ukrainian). footboom.com. 17 May 2017.
  3. ^ Официально. Руслан Малиновский – игрок ФК «Севастополь» (in Russian). Official FC Sevastopol Site. 16 January 2013.
  4. ^ "Malinovskyi, Ruslan". National Football Teams. Retrieved 14 October 2018.

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